Here are our recommendations for readers ages eight to twelve.
When the dragon Aventurine is tricked into human form she's furious! But there are a few good things about being a human, including chocolate.
This dazzling coming of age graphic novel explores the bravery needed to express your identity and the strength needed to convince others of its' validity.
The novel for every kid who loved Wonder (and their teacher)!
The Tea Dragon Society In this soft and charming middle grade graphic novel, two girls discover the rewards of time, dedication, and friendship.
This present-day reimagining of Charlotte's Web set over the holiday season is a total charmer.
Cilla's life is going to be over when her baby sibling is born, so she has to write her famous author memoir NOW!
Imogene’s parents work at a Renaissance faire, and to prove her worth as a knight she decides to take on a new and frightening challenge- middle school.
Even after being adopted, siblings Flora and Julian struggle to believe they've found their forever home until their new mother takes them on a quest to find their past.
Six kids are picked to go to Mars, but they'll have to work together to figure out who's sabotaging the mission! Nonstop action and excellent science!
Armed with the power of story and the strength of friendship, Hazel must embark on a quest to save her best friend Jack in this imaginative retelling of "The Snow Queen." A perfect wintry read.
Pinmei must find the Luminous Stone That Lights the Night in order to save her grandmother, who's been taken by soldiers of the empire.
A dual storyline moves between Rafael's, growing up playing baseball in the Dominican Republic, and Maya, following Rafael's minor league career while worrying about the environment.
Mamie spends the summer of 1969 writing to astronaut Michael Collins.
Two girls who share nothing but a name don't want to become friends just because their parents are dating.
A history of Jerusalem's Temple Mount, a sacred site to Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
The story of Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School football team.
The stories of two men in the all-black Massachusetts 54th regiment who were war correspondents as well as soldiers.
Four children's lives intersect when a bullying prank leads to a heroic rescue operation. This book is like getting a big hug and knowing everything will be okay.
Alan must enter into a high-stakes game against his mean brother to keep his secret crush a secret. Hilarious and life-affirming.